Crossword clues for error
- Something to beg pardon for
- Bobble or fumble
- It may lead to an unearned run
- Autocorrect target
- Ballgame bobble
- What "oopsy" signals
- Bad play
- Miss, e.g.
- Unwelcome kind of message
- Variable estimated by pollsters
- (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
- (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
- Departure from what is ethically acceptable
- Inadvertent incorrectness
- A wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
- Part of a statement that is not correct
- A misconception resulting from incorrect information
- Debugging discovery
- Baseball fluff
- What Mays seldom made
- Baseball statistic
- Result of fallibility
- "Oops!" cause
- Trial's companion
- It's off the mark
- Tennis statistic
- A meaning for X
- Wild throw on the field
- Botched grounder
- Ballplayer's bobble
- Ballfiend bobble
- Overthrowing first, e.g.
- Box-score entry
- Fluff or muff
- Tennis boo-boo
- Eraser's target
- Baseball miscue
- Muffed fly, e.g.
- Solecism, for one
- Boot on a diamond
- Diamond muff
- Fielder's boot
- Luce's "Margin for ___"
- Box-score notation
- Diamond goof
- Infielder's boot
- Rarity for a Gold Glove player
- Partner of 12-Down
- Trial companion
- Box score component
- Dreaded computer word
- Dropping the ball, e.g.
- Trial's partner
- Diamond flaw?
- One "E" on a scoreboard
- Computer ___
- Overthrow, e.g.
- Program problem
- Computer announcement
- Dropped pop-up, e.g.
- Wrong move
- Overthrowing a base, e.g.
- Wild throw, e.g.
- Bad throw, e.g.
- Reason for a reduced grade
- Kind of message
- What thsi clue has
- Overthrow, say
- What "[sic]" may signify
- Faux pas
- Accident cause
- Certain computer message
- Unwanted computer message
- Typo, e.g.
- Dropped fly ball, e.g.
- Overthrowing, e.g.
- Calculator message
- Misplay, e.g.
- Cause for an erasure
- "Does not compute"
- Boot, in baseball, e.g.
- Annoying computer message
- See 21-Across
- Fielding flaw
- Diamond flaw
- Blown out?
- Fielding percentage factor
- Dropping the ball, say
- Standard ___ (statistician's calculation)
- Warning to a coder
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Error \Er"ror\, n. [OF. error, errur, F. erreur, L. error, fr. errare to err. See Err.]
A wandering; a roving or irregular course. [Obs.]
The rest of his journey, his error by sea.
A wandering or deviation from the right course or standard; irregularity; mistake; inaccuracy; something made wrong or left wrong; as, an error in writing or in printing; a clerical error.
A departing or deviation from the truth; falsity; false notion; wrong opinion; mistake; misapprehension.
His judgment was often in error, though his candor remained unimpaired.
A moral offense; violation of duty; a sin or transgression; iniquity; fault.
--Ps. xix. 12.
(Math.) The difference between the approximate result and the true result; -- used particularly in the rule of double position.
The difference between an observed value and the true value of a quantity.
The difference between the observed value of a quantity and that which is taken or computed to be the true value; -- sometimes called residual error.
(Law.) A mistake in the proceedings of a court of record in matters of law or of fact.
(Baseball) A fault of a player of the side in the field which results in failure to put out a player on the other side, or gives him an unearned base.
Law of error, or Law of frequency of error (Mensuration), the law which expresses the relation between the magnitude of an error and the frequency with which that error will be committed in making a large number of careful measurements of a quantity.
Probable error. (Mensuration) See under Probable.
Writ of error (Law), an original writ, which lies after judgment in an action at law, in a court of record, to correct some alleged error in the proceedings, or in the judgment of the court.
Syn: Mistake; fault; blunder; failure; fallacy; delusion; hallucination; sin. See Blunder.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
also, through 18c., errour; c.1300, "a deviation from truth made through ignorance or inadvertence, a mistake," also "offense against morality or justice; transgression, wrong-doing, sin;" from Old French error "mistake, flaw, defect, heresy," from Latin errorem (nominative error) "a wandering, straying, a going astray; meandering; doubt, uncertainty;" also "a figurative going astray, mistake," from errare "to wander" (see err). From early 14c. as "state of believing or practicing what is false or heretical; false opinion or belief, heresy." From late 14c. as "deviation from what is normal; abnormality, aberration." From 1726 as "difference between observed value and true value."\n
\nWords for "error" in most Indo-European languages originally meant "wander, go astray" (for example Greek plane in the New Testament, Old Norse villa, Lithuanian klaida, Sanskrit bhrama-), but Irish has dearmad "error," from dermat "a forgetting."
n. 1 (context uncountable English) The state, quality, or condition of being wrong. 2 (context countable English) A mistake; an accidental wrong action or a false statement not made deliberately. vb. 1 (context computing English) To function improperly due to an error, especially accompanied by error message. 2 (context telecommunications English) To show or contain an error or fault. 3 (context nonstandard English) To err.
n. a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults" [syn: mistake, fault]
inadvertent incorrectness [syn: erroneousness]
a misconception resulting from incorrect information [syn: erroneous belief]
(baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed [syn: misplay]
departure from what is ethically acceptable [syn: wrongdoing]
(computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer [syn: computer error]
part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors" [syn: mistake]
An error (from the Latin error, meaning "wandering") is an action which is inaccurate or incorrect. In some usages, an error is synonymous with a mistake (for instance, a cook who misses a step from a recipe might describe it as either an error or a mistake), though in technical contexts the two are often distinguished. For instance, in statistics "error" refers to the difference between the value which has been computed and the correct value.
In baseball statistics, an error is an act, in the judgment of the official scorer, of a fielder misplaying a ball in a manner that allows a batter or baserunner to advance one or more bases or allows an at bat to continue after the batter should have been put out.
The term error can also refer to the play during which an error was committed.
Error is a digital hardcore band founded in 2003 by 12 Rounds member and Nine Inch Nails collaborator Atticus Ross, and Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz. Since the 2004 release of their self-titled EP, the project has been on hiatus.
Error is the self-titled debut EP by Error, released by Epitaph Records in 2004. Although not an official member, Greg Puciato of the Dillinger Escape Plan was asked to record vocals for the EP, as the band was without a vocalist at the time.
An error is a mistake.
Error may also refer to:
In Applied linguistics, an error is a deviation from accepted rules of a language made by a learner of a second language. Such errors result from the learner's lack of knowledge of correct rules of the target language. A significant distinction is generally made between errors and mistakes which are not treated the same from a linguistic viewpoint. The study of learners' errors was the main area of investigation by linguists in the history of second-language acquisition research.
Error is the debut single of the German singer-songwriter Madeline Juno from her album The Unknown, and is part of the soundtracks of the movies Fack ju Göhte and Pompeii. It competed in Unser Song für Dänemark, the German national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014.
Error is the second mini-album by the South Korean boy band VIXX. It was released on October 14, 2014 under the label of Jellyfish Entertainment. It features the single of the same name. The song, along with its music video was also released in Japan in Japanese under CJ Victor Entertainment as their Japanese debut. The song was then finally released in China and Taiwan in Chinese through QQ and in Taiwan through KKBOX.
(T)ERROR is an American 2015 documentary film directed by Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe. The film follows undercover FBI informant Saeed "Shariff" Torres as he engages in a sting operation targeting a white Muslim man named Khalifah Ali Al-Akili. The film won the Special Jury Award for Breakout First Feature at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it premiered.
It is the first documentary to follow an active FBI case while in progress. This is the first film for Cabral and the second for Sutcliffe. Sutcliffe said the film's intention was to show informants and their targets, and focus on the "decisions, tactics and objectives of counterterrorism cases."
The film was renamed FBI Undercover when broadcast in the UK by the BBC as part of the Storyville series.
The story was also retold on This American Life.
Usage examples of "error".
We are willing to absolve you from them provided that first, with a sincere heart and unfeigned faith, in our presence you abjure, curse and detest the said errors and heresies, and every other error and heresy contrary to the Catholic and Apostolic Church in the manner and form we will prescribe to you.
Eminences and of all faithful Christians this vehement suspicion justly conceived against me, I abjure with a sincere heart and unfeigned faith, I curse and detest the said errors and heresies, and generally all and every error and sect contrary to the Holy Catholic Church.
And consequently I abjure all heresy, and renounce and revoke all who raise themselves against the Holy Roman and Apostolic Church, of whatever sect or error they be.
And consequently I abjure, detest, renounce and revoke every heresy which rears itself up against the Holy and Apostolic Church, of whatever sect or error it be, etc.
Instead of condemning his memory, he piously supposed, that the dying monarch had abjured the errors of Arianism, and recommended to his son the conversion of the Gothic nation.
But even if we were to assume that freedom of speech and freedom of the press were protected from abridgment on the part not only of the United States but also of the States, still we should be far from the conclusion that the plaintiff in error would have us reach.
The determination is rendered sharper and less liable to error by the addition of a few drops of acetic acid to convert the chromate into bichromate.
The student must be on his guard against adding a very large excess, which is the commoner error.
And, although amid the ever-growing degeneracy of mankind, this primeval word of revelation was falsified by the admixture of various errors, and overlaid and obscured by numberless and manifold fictions, inextricably confused, and disfigured almost beyond the power of recognition, still a profound inquiry will discover in heathenism many luminous vestiges of primitive Truth.
He was admonished of his error by the chief of the race of Seljuk, who dwelt in the territory of Bochara.
Though you cannot want sufficient calls to repentance for the many unwarrantable weaknesses exemplified in your behaviour to this wretch, so much to the prejudice of your own lawful family, and of your character, I say, though these may sufficiently be supposed to prick and goad your conscience at this season, I should yet be wanting to my duty, if I spared to give you some admonition in order to bring you to a due sense of your errors.
The zealous Hilary, who, from the peculiar hardships of his situation, was inclined to extenuate rather than to aggravate the errors of the Oriental clergy, declares, that in the wide extent of the ten provinces of Asia, to which he had been banished, there could be found very few prelates who had preserved the knowledge of the true God.
Wilson and Akre testified that the local station manager again reviewed the reports, found no errors, and scheduled them to run the following week.
The undertow of it all was what he saw as the imminent break-up of his marriage, and all because of that one careless, amateurish error on his own part.
I deplore to deprive these gentlemen of the entertainment to which they were looking forward, but unless you should prove of an excessive amiability I am afraid they must suffer with me the consequences of my error.